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And, yes, I'm just like you - I only do it for the fun, and certainly have no quilt competitions in mind! Besides, there are no quilt shows in this part of the world, so couldn't do it even if I wanted...
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I'm so glad I found this thread. I have posted in one or two other threads on other discussion topics with questions about the quilting part. I like the patterns I can get at the LQS when they do the quilting (have only had one done but they have all the samples up on the wall to see). Well it will be out of my budget to get everything quilted there. My machine is a Singer, can't find a model # but it is very basic. There is a darning foot available which I need to get.
I've been scared to try free motion quilting on it. It seems like it isn't a good enough machine to "cut it". But now I'll search out that darning foot and give it a try. I can't lower the feed dogs. I'll attempt with them the way they are and if it is no good I'll cover them up with a business card or something, as my machine doesn't have a plate to cover them.
When I try this I'll use scraps and batting layered as if they were a quilt. What is the best (not necessarily the most expensive) batting to use?
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